The first photo is taken from Wikipedia. This shows Cherry Blossom Forecast (also known as Cherry Blossom Front Line). They say "Sakura Zensen" in Japanese language: I do not remember which year's front line this is ). Since 8th century, Japanese people have been enjoying viewing cherry blossoms in every spring.
This is one of the biggest Spring events in Japan. In old days enjoying viewing cherry blossoms was one of typical customs among aristocracy in Japan. Japanese people have been inheriting this customs from generation to generation in the past 1,300 years. The most updated Cherry Blossom Forecast in 2017 can be found HERE
. The photo credit for the second picture is www.city.himeji.lg.jp.
It shows Himeji Castle which is said to be the most beautiful Japanese traditional castle surrounded by Cherry Blossoms at their best. During "Hanami" season (season of viewing cherry blossoms), lots of foreigners recently visit Japan for the purpose of enjoying the view of cherry blossoms at their best. There are So Many Sight Seeing Spots
for viewing cherry blossoms all over Japan.
California Flower Art Academy is pleased to introduce flower related events, news, video and websites. For more information about Cherry Blossoms in Japan, visit the Website of Japan National Tourism Organization
. Below is a YouTube video introducing Moments in Kyoto - Sakura | Real Beauty Cherry Blossoms Kyoto Japan. Video source is FindYourJP